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Mike Bloomberg to deliver keynote address at the Inaugural Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control in May 2021

Mike Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bloomberg LP, three-term Mayor of New York City, has been announced as a keynote speaker at the inaugural Leadership Summit on Tobacco Control, to be held virtually from May 6-7 2021. Bloomberg will be joined at the event by heads of state and national and subnational governments, prominent global health leaders, the scientific community and civil society.

The Summit is being organised by the Secretariat of the 18th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which was due to take place in Dublin, Ireland, in March 2021 but due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has now been postponed until 8-10 March 2022 in the same city. Stephen Donnelly, Minister of Health for Ireland, will also address the Summit.

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